|ASTER View of Mt. Usu, Japan - ASTER Instrument Team, ASTER Project ,|
One of our major goals is monitoring dynamic events. On March 31, Mt, Usu, Japan erupted, forcing the evacuation of 15,000 people. On April 3, ASTER captured this visible-to-infrared image. Lake Toya, the large lake, occupies an old volcanic caldera. The currently active Mt. Usu lies on the south shore. The 3 dark streaks starting on the northwest flank of the volcano are the ash deposits from the plume 3 days earlier...
Keywords: What -- ASTER; Where -- Japan
|Mt. Fuji Flyby Animation - ASTER Instrument Team, ASTER Project ,|
A flyby around Mt Fuji volcano, Japan was created completely from ASTER data, It shows how ASTER's stereo imaging capability will allow us to produce detailed elevation data. Topography is one of the most important and basic characteristics of the land. By combining the elevation with image data, we can visualize the 3-dimensional properties of the landscape. Over the lifetime of the mission we plan to acquire stereo data for the entire land surface of Earth...
Keywords: What -- ASTER; What -- STEREO; What -- Earth; Where -- Japan